Ian Kennedy has been terrific down in Scranton, pitching to a 1.59 ERA in four starts. He has allowed 18 hits over 22.2 innings and struck out 25.
But Kennedy left Monday’s start in Rochester because of numbness in one of his fingers on his right hand. He was in New York yesterday getting checked out and we should know more today. Hopefully it’s nothing serious.
Meanwhile, hard-luck Jason Johnson has a small labrum tear and will miss at least a month. No word yet on who will take his place in the rotation in Scranton.